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Vacancy on the Supreme Court’s Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 1, 2021
CONTACT: Kristen Wilson, [email protected]
The Florida Bar
TELEPHONE: 850-561-5757

The Board of Governors is seeking applicants for the following vacancy to be filled during its March 25, 2022 meeting:

Supreme Court’s Judicial Ethics Advisory Committee: One lawyer to fill a four-year term commencing July 1, 2022 and ending June 30, 2026. This is a 12-member committee that renders 20-25 written advisory opinions a year to inquiring judges and judicial candidates regarding application of the Code of Judicial Conduct to specific instances of contemplated judicial and nonjudicial conduct. The committee meets once a year at The Florida Bar’s Annual Convention and attendance is strongly encouraged. The majority of the committee’s work, however, is undertaken via email and phone conferencing. The committee is also responsible for judicial campaign conduct forums scheduled in election years.

Persons interested in applying for this vacancy may download the Application for Special Appointment or call Bar headquarters at 850-561-5757, to obtain the application form. Completed applications must be received by the Executive Director, The Florida Bar, 651 E. Jefferson St., Tallahassee, Florida, 32399-2300 or submitted via email no later than the close of business on Friday, February 4, 2022. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of the required application. The Board of Governors will review all applications and may request telephone or personal interviews.

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